Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law Implementation Postponed

Sullivan Client Advisory
June 12, 2019

Under pressure from business groups, Governor Baker and the leadership of the Massachusetts Legislature have announced an agreement to postpone the start of the new Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave ("PFML") law by three months (from July 1 to October 1).

While concrete details remain sparse, the agreement seems to involve:

Additional information about the new law can be found in our earlier advisory.

For more information about the PFML, please contact any member of the Employment & Benefits Practice Group.

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